Senior Program Manager with Security Clearance

Employer
Strategic Alliance Consulting, Inc.
Location
Falls Church, Virginia
Posted
Apr 18, 2024
Closes
May 01, 2024
Ref
2749003203
Discipline
Safety / Security
Specialty
Other
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Consulting
Job Description Strategic ACI is seeking a Senior Program Manager to support our customer. You will provide direct engineering support to the official Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering OUSD(R&E) and Engineering Prototyping and Experimentation Mission Directorate. Responsibilities: Provide scientific and engineering technical assessment of proposed prototypes and experimentations.
Provide a quantitative/qualitative analysis of technologies from the technological industry base, services, and Government laboratories.
Validate prototypes and experimentations utilizing proven scientific analytical methods and high-fidelity modeling to confirm key performance parameters design specifications of prototypes.
Provide technical recommendation and reports on the rapid acquisition deployment of prototypes.
Review prototypes and experimentation proposals with recommendations but deliver findings in the form of technical reports, briefings, and executive summaries.
Provide subject matter expertise with experience in the following technical areas:
Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning to assess the performance of software which shall enable autonomous vehicle and control elements, perception, cognition, and action of system controls within an existing prototype. The aptitude of the expert shall assess the multi-data fusion of sensor data for Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (PED).
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) & Electronic Warfare (EW) to assess prototype C4ISR architectures abilities to achieve the National Defense Strategy in support of Fully Networked Command and Control (FNC2). The contractor shall also perform strategic assessment of a prototype's ability to systematically observe mission objectives and its ability to acquire, fuse, and disseminate information. The contractor shall assess various ISR payloads to evaluate performance to evaluate radars, wireless communications, and Radio Frequency (RF) propagation. The contractor shall support, technology developmental, operational and integration of the Department's ability to close strategic, operational, and tactical kill chains that are acknowledged as critical weaknesses across the services, combatant commands, and Joint Staff. This includes the ability to support weapon system targeting across all domains. The contractor shall assess the technical performance of EW prototypes that will enhance electromagnetic spectrum operations to maintain Spectrum Dominance.
Space and Stratosphere capabilities to evaluate and assess the design of aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, missiles, and sensor payload prototype functional capabilities according to the proposed design. Area of expertise will include hypersonic flight characteristics and technical performance analysis, Stratospheric High-Altitude Platforms as well as sensors and subsystems required to operate in the space and near space regions.
Information Operations to assess applicability of information warfare across computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks, and data. The contractor shall evaluate the electromagnetic and digital effects of offensive and defensive information warfare to quantify the effectiveness of prototypes for military capabilities for Offensive and Defensive Information Operations. Hypersonics to provide the analysis of the physical phenomena of shock, aerodynamic heating, entropy, real gas, low density, and the independent coefficient of Mach number to technically assess the molecular changes of hypersonic platforms and their operational performance. This initiative shall incorporate the analysis and assessment of platforms and component technologies to include propulsion, motors, sensors, avionics, and seeker technologies.
Demonstration and Experimentation of key prototypes to assess the engineering design, risk, specification of a prototype in an operational but relevant environment to facilitate transition of the residual capability. The contractor shall have experience in System Integration, Data Management, System Operability, Performance Evaluation, Cybersecurity, Regression and Safety, and User Evaluation. Experimentation shall incorporate application of employing prototypes in a future multi-domain/Joint Warfighting Concept to explore existing capabilities. Qualifications: Required: Active TS/SCI Clearance. Special Access Program (SAP) experience.
Master's degree or higher in a recognized engineering, scientific and or technical discipline that is in a relevant field.
Minimum 15 years of Program Management experience.
Knowledge of Project Management Best Practices.
Experience must include recent (within the last 5 years) program management experience in these areas:
Lead PM or Deputy PM for a $50M+ technology design, manufacturing, integration, and test program, or leader of a portfolio of technology development programs.
Working knowledge of the Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
Experience leading classified programs at the SCI level or above.
Knowledge of the DoD Defense Acquisition System. Desired: Experience as a program manager providing support to contracts of a similar size, scope, and complexity.
Military or OSD experience.
Additional technical background in one or more of the following technical areas:
Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning.
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) & Electromagnetic Warfare (EW).
Space and Stratosphere.
Information Operations.
Hypersonics.
Demonstration and Experimentation.
PMP Certification About Strategic Alliance Consulting, Inc Strategic Alliance Consulting Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of Strategic ACI not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination. Applicants can learn more about the company's status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal EEO is the Law poster. Why choose a career with Strategic ACI? Strategic Alliance Consulting, Inc. believes that our greatest asset is our employees. Our goal is not to meet our staff's expectations, but to exceed them. Competitive salaries, work-life balance, industry leading benefits packages, and family first values are at the core of Strategic ACI's culture. We're proud the be selected as a 2020 Best Places to Work in the Greater Washington Area by the Washington Business Journal (WBJ), as well as being 1 of 19 Virginia based companies to be awarded the prestigious HIRE Vets Gold Medallion by the Department of Labor for our commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development. Your Strategic ACI Total Rewards Compensation Package includes: Competitive salary 100% benefits paid (Includes; health, dental, and vision plan premiums) for all full time employees and their families 401k with 5% match vested at day one! Profit sharing commensurate with company growth PTO - 3 weeks and 3 days per year 11 Company Paid Holidays (aligned with Federal Government) Long term/Short term disability 1.5x salary life insurance $100 per month cell phone allowance $6000 cash in lieu of benefits per year if employee is insured elsewhere Tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 per year for college or professional certifications Casual dress code, company lunches, flexible schedules, employee phone plan discounts